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A Winter Sea

A Winter Sea

Photographer: Thompson, Stephen

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1875

Shelfmark: 1758.b.6

Item number: 11

Length: 14.4

Width: 18.3

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

"The time for smoothly floating on the wavelets of a summer sea; of watching the play of light upon the smooth rocks and crags; of purple eves and golden sunsets, is past, and dark November brings other aspects to our rock-bound coast. It is the time of storm and mist, and rain-swirl, when the dark rocks seem to sullenly watch the silvery showers of spray that break in rapid succession at their feet, or listen to the dull thud of the breakers against the cliffs..." Text by the photographer.

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